Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
Outdoor Gear Rentals and Services in Whatcom County
Sarah Climaco

Ready to get onto the snow, but need to rent some gear before heading up to Mt. Baker? Bellingham has several options available. Here is a list to get you started.

If you’re looking to buy outdoor gear, check out this page here.¬†

American Alpine Institute Equipment Shop

1513 12th Street Bellingham, Washington
360-671-1570
(Hours: Monday to Friday 10-6)

RENTALS

  • Snowsports
    • ¬†Skis
    • Splitboards
    • Boots
    • Skins
    • Poles
    • Snowshoes
    • Kid snowshoes
  • ¬†And other alpine terrain equipment
  • Climbing gear
  • Camping gear

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

    • Ski/Board base clean & hot wax
    • Ptex Base repair
    • Skin trimming and re-gluing
    • Intuition boot liner molding
    • Misc. service work

Backcountry Essentials 

214 W. Holly Street Bellingham, Washington
360-543-5678
(Hours: Monday through Saturday 10 to 7, Sunday 12 to 5)

RENTALS

  • Snowsports
    • Skis
    • Boots
    • Poles
    • Cross-country equipment
    • Snowshoes
    • Crampons
    • Ice tools/axes
    • And other alpine terrain equipment

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

  • Basic tune-ups
  • Repair tune-ups
  • Wax
  • Edge Sharpen
  • Hip belt or boot liner moldings
  • Mounting
  • Skin trims

Glacier Ski Shop

9966 Mt. Baker Highway Glaicer, WA 98244
360-599-1943
(Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00-5:30, Friday 8:00-6, Saturday and Sunday 7:30-6)

RENTALS

  • ¬†Snowsports
    • Skis
      • Alpine
      • Telemark
      • Backcountry
      • Cross Country
      • Cross Country for kids
    • Snowboards
      • Kids
      • Basic
      • Premium
    • Splitboard
    • Snowshoes
    • Ski pants/jackets
    • Poles
    • Crampons
    • Helmets

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

  • Hot wax skis and boards
  • Edge and wax
  • Full tune up
  • Basic repair
  • Binding adjustment
  • And other equipment & safety services

Yeager’s Sporting Goods

3101 Northwest Ave Bellingham, Washington 98225
360-733-1080
(Hours: Monday through Saturday 9 to 6, Sunday 10-5)

RENTALS

  • ¬†Snowsports
    • Skis
    • Boots
    • Helmets
    • Poles
    • Snowboards
    • Bindings
    • Cross-country and snowshoes

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

  • Wax
  • Edge tune
  • Base grind
  • Stone grind
  • Binding mount
  • Paddle sports (At Lake Padden Park West Entrance near the Swim Beach, contact: 360-306-2450)
    • Canoes
    • Stand up Paddle Boards
    • Kayaks
      • Tandem
      • Specialty
      • Sit-on-top

 

 

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About the Author:

Sarah Climaco is the Marketing Assistant specializing in digital media for Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism. She is a writer that is motived by the power of storytelling. As a graduate of Western Washington University, she has lived in Bellingham for over six years and has become immersed in the local community. You can find her enjoying a craft cocktail while soaking up the foodie spots in Bellingham. She also enjoys long walks on the trail with dachshund, Honey.